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Posted: 01/09/2018

Job Reference #: 35223

Job Description

01/08/2018
LEGAL/COMPLIANCE 1
PHOENIX 70,000.00-90,000.00

 

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

Accountability, Community, Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Quality, Respect, Teamwork

 

 

Attorney

 

This position will remain open until filled.

 

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid Agency, is driven by the passion to deliver comprehensive and cost effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is nationally acclaimed as a model for other Medicaid programs and recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Visit our careers page to learn more about AHCCCS. Use your skills to benefit others; join the AHCCCS Team!

 

Accountabilities

The Office of Administrative Legal Services (OALS) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as an Attorney. This position will provide legal services on a variety of issues related to Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the behavioral health system. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

* Perform legal research, provide legal advice, and prepare related legal documents (contracts, intergovernmental agreements, operational protocols, and agency policies) consistent with state and federal law regarding all aspects of the administration of the program. Without limitation, other subjects may include provider claim disputes, and review of and preparation of comments on proposed federal regulations and state legislation, review of managed care contracts, interpretation and assistance with the drafting of State Plan amendments.

 

* Represent the Agency in various judicial and administrative proceedings regarding the administration of the program including representation before the Arizona Office of Administrative Hearings regarding eligibility, covered services, and claim disputes and before State Courts relating to petitions for the review of administrative decisions.

 

* Negotiate and drafting of settlement agreements and correspondence relating to diverse contested matters.

 

* Review of proposed state and federal statutes and regulations affecting the program and advise the administration and Governor’s Office on potential impacts. Assist with the drafting of formal administrative rules and policy consistent with program requirements and agency objectives.

 

Minimum Qualifications

* Demonstrated experience presenting cases and persuading administrative and judicial decision-makers through various stages of legal representation.

 

* Demonstrated knowledge of Health care compliance, regulation of managed care delivery systems and/or health care provider reimbursement.

 

* Strong ability to communicate complex issues verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.

 

* Demonstrated knowledge of rules and procedures related to judicial and administrative matters in complex litigation.

 

* Strong understanding of complex State and Federal laws and regulation, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and/or State-based behavioral health programs

 

Preferred Qualifications

* Three or more years in the practice of law.

 

* Experience in healthcare law, administrative law, and/or representation of governmental entities.

 

* Experience with lead attorney responsibilities representing governmental agenies and appearing before regulatory and administrative bodies.

 

* Experience providing legal advice to executive and mid-level management in a complex and dynamic organization.

 

* Knowledge of processes and procedures relating to State and federal administrative rulemaking.

 

* Knowledge of Public records and health information privacy.

 

Benefits

At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.

           

 

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
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Application Instructions

Please apply for this position by following the link provided below. A new window will open on your screen and you will be directed to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) employment website.

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Locations


7101 E Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Flagstaff
N/A
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
701 East Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Yuma
3850 W. 16th Street, Suite A
Yuma, AZ 85364
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Chinle
Tseyi Shopping Center, Hwy. 191
Chinle, AZ 86503
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Tucson
1010 N. Finance Center Drive, Suite 201
Tucson, AZ 85710
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System-Globe
2250 Highway 60, Suite H
Miami, AZ 85539
Casa Grande
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Casa Grande, AZ 85122
Cottonwood
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Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Kingman Office ALTCS
519 E. Beale Street, Suite 130
Kingman, AZ 86401
Lake Havasu
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Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
PRESCOTT VALLEY
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Prescott Valley, AZ 86312
Sierra Vista
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Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Not Specified
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Not Specified, NS 99997
7101 E Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Flagstaff
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Chinle
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Tucson
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Yuma
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System-Globe
Casa Grande
Cottonwood
Kingman Office ALTCS
Lake Havasu
PRESCOTT VALLEY
Sierra Vista
Not Specified

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